Groundwater M21 / Edition 3

Groundwater M21 / Edition 3

by AWWA (American Water Works Association), American Water Works Association, Awwa (American Water Works Association)
     
 

ISBN-10: 1583211888

ISBN-13: 9781583211885

Pub. Date: 06/28/2003

Publisher: American Water Works Association


This manual provides operators, engineers, and other professionals with a basic understanding of groundwater that will help them make decisions on water-well design and operation.

The manual covers geology, groundwater movement, groundwater quality, regulatory issues, water-well types and construction, pumps, water treatment, water-well problems, and groundwater

Overview


This manual provides operators, engineers, and other professionals with a basic understanding of groundwater that will help them make decisions on water-well design and operation.

The manual covers geology, groundwater movement, groundwater quality, regulatory issues, water-well types and construction, pumps, water treatment, water-well problems, and groundwater recharge and storage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583211885
Publisher:
American Water Works Association
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Series:
AWWA Manual Ser.
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figuresv
List of Tablesix
Forewordxi
Chapter 1The Occurrence and Behavior of Groundwater1
Hydrologic Cycle1
Groundwater Terms5
Groundwater Concepts6
Land Subsidence11
Chapter 2Evaluation of Regional Groundwater Conditions13
Identification of Suitable Groundwater Supplies14
Field Methods for Locating Suitable Groundwater Supplies16
Methods for Monitoring Groundwater Quality25
Field Logistics and Documentation27
References30
Chapter 3Groundwater Management and Protection33
Local Management Strategies34
Regional Groundwater Management36
Protection and Management of Groundwater Quality37
References39
Chapter 4Wells--Types, Construction, and Use41
Types of Wells and Their Construction41
Common Well Components51
Well Design Procedure59
Sanitary Protection60
References61
Chapter 5Quantitative Evaluation of Wells63
Aquifer Parameters63
Transmissivity and Storage Coefficient77
Collection of Test Data78
Analysis78
Well-Field Design87
Well Losses89
Radial-Well Yield90
Modeling Techniques91
References96
Bibliography96
Chapter 6Well Pumps and Pumping99
Definitions99
Pump Classifications101
Operating Conditions116
Pump Selection117
Electric Motor Selection120
Pump Installation120
Chapter 7Operations Problems, Well Plugging and Methods of Correction123
Evaluating Well Performance123
Poor Well Performance124
Common Pump Operating Problems125
Physical Causes of Well Deterioration127
Sand Pumping129
Microbiological Fouling131
Treatment of Fouling Problems132
Economics of Cleaning Plugged Wells135
Case Studies138
Summary146
References147
Bibliography148
Chapter 8Groundwater Quality149
Chemicals in Groundwater149
Groundwater Contamination153
Chemical Contaminants156
References164
Chapter 9Groundwater Treatment167
Aeration167
Oxidation168
Softening and Ion Exchange169
Filtration171
Adsorption and Absorption173
Corrosion Control173
Disinfection174
Fluoridation175
References176
Chapter 10Record Keeping177
Design and Construction Records177
Pump Data178
Well Acceptance and Pumping Test178
Monthly Pumpage179
Water Levels179
Water Temperature179
Specific Capacity179
Differential180
Well Maintenance180
Well Abandonment180
Summary180
Chapter 11Groundwater Recharge and Storage Programs183
Underground Protection Criteria and Standards183
Aquifer Storage and Recovery184
Aquifer Reclamation191
Artificial Aquifer Creation and Aquifer Recharge196
References198

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